The objectives of the International Law Association (ILA) are the study, clarification and development of international law, both public and private, and the furtherance of international understanding and respect for international law. The Association operates through its network of branches and international committees that work on specific subject areas of international law; and one of the main activities is the organisation of a biennial law conference. The 79th International Law Conference will take place from 23 – 27 August 2020 in Kyoto, Japan. The theme is ‘Bridging for the Future’ and general information about the event is available at http://ila2020kyoto.org/
The ILA has established a Scholarship Fund to help graduate and postgraduate students and early career professionals attend the ILA Regional or Biennial Conferences.
This is the call for candidates for the ILA Biennial Conference in Kyoto, Japan from 23 – 27 August 2020.
Candidates who satisfy the Eligibility Criteria will be selected having regard to the general objectives of the Scholarship Fund and in the light of the following, more particular, qualities demonstrated by their applications:
The candidate must:
Applications are particularly welcomed from younger persons in regions of the world that are generally under-represented in the ILA’s work.
Full Scholarships are intended to contribute towards (but not necessarily fully cover) the Conference registration fees; travel costs; accommodation; and subsistence.
The Selection Committee may also decide to award only a Partial Scholarship.
Applications for scholarships for the ILA Biennial Conference in Kyoto, Japan from 23-27 August 2020, must be received by 16 March 2020 (17:00 Hrs – London time).
Applicants should download and complete the application form. The completed form should be returned, together with supporting documentation, to infoila-hq.org
The Selection Committee will announce their decision by 27 April 2020 and successful applicants will be informed immediately. The decision of the Committee is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
20 January 2020
International Law Association
The contact details for any queries regarding the Scholarship Fund are as follows:
Ms. Claire Martin (ILA)
E-mail : info ila-hq.org
Phone : +44 (0)20 7323 2978